EU Parliament opposes to EU Commission implementing act: Lead and its compounds


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European Parliament resolution of 12 February 2020 on the draft Commission regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards lead and its compounds 

Main content - The EU Parliament:

1.  Opposes adoption of the draft Commission regulation;

2.  Considers that the draft Commission regulation is not compatible with the aim and content of the REACH Regulation;

3.  Calls on the Commission to withdraw the draft regulation and submit a new one to the committee without delay;

4.  Considers that any recovery of waste PVC should not lead to the carry-over of lead compounds into a new generation of products;

5.  Calls on the Commission to modify the Annex to the draft regulation by deleting points (a) and (b) of paragraph 14 and paragraphs 15, 16, 17 and 19, as well as by reducing the grace period in paragraph 13 to a maximum of 6 months, so that the restriction can be effective even earlier than provided for in the draft regulation;

6.  Calls on the Commission to respect the deadlines laid down in the REACH Regulation;

7.  Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Council and the Commission, and to the governments and parliaments of the Member States.

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